The Influence Of “Amazing Grace”

Our students in the class, Leadership In Ancient And Emerging Worship Studies, watched the film Amazing Grace this week as a further study in worship history.

Feel free to join them in answering these questions:

“What role did the song, Amazing Grace, play in ending hundreds of years of slavery (according to the film)?” (100 words minimum)

What influence did the song have on Willima Wilberforce? (100 words minimum)

What influence did the song have on John Newton as the writer, and why did he write it? (100 words minimum)

What influence can modern worship songs have on the Church, and the culture? (100 words minimum)